2024 Lexus LBX small SUV detailed

Lexus Australia has confirmed detail of its new LBX small SUV which will hit showrooms in Australia in the first half of 2024.

The all-new line-up will be offered in two trim levels – Luxury and Sports Luxury, skipping the F Sport variant available in Lexus’ wider range.

Powering both variants will be a 1.5-litre three-cylinder hybrid petrol engine producing 100kW of power.

Lexus says the powertrain has been tuned to deliver smooth, agile and refine performance, while offering top-class efficiency.

The engine has “high-speed combustion technology with Variable Valve Timing by Intelligent electric motor (VVT-iE)”, ultra lightweight piston and variable cooling system.

While pricing will be confirmed closer to launch, Lexus has detailed the standard equipment offered in the LBX.

The Lexus LBX Luxury will be offered in two-wheel drive only and comes with:

  • 18-inch alloy wheels
  • Two-tone paint
  • Power tailgate
  • Rain-sensing wipers
  • 3-inch digital instrument cluster
  • 8-inch touchscreen infotainment system
  • NuLuxe leather upholstery
  • Sport front seats
  • Heated front seats
  • Electric driver’s seat with memory
  • Surround camera

The Lexus LBX Sports Luxury will be available in both front- and all-wheel drive and adds:

  • Ultrasuede leather accented seats
  • Auto park assist
  • Active noise control
  • 13-speaker Mark Levinson Premium Surround Sound

Measuring 4,190mm long and 1,825 wide with a 2,580mm wheelbase, the LBX is 305mm shorter, 15mm narrower, and has a 80mm shorter wheelbase than the Lexus UX. It’s based on the same platform as the Toyora Yaris Cross and will be Lexus Australia’s smallest vehicle.

ModelPrice (excl. on-road cost)
LBX Luxury 2WD$47,550
LBX Sports Luxury 2WD$52,990
LBX Sports Luxury AWD$56,990

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